Spotify: superior streaming service
May20

Spotify: superior streaming service

As technology progresses, so does accessibility. For decades, music was only accessible through mediums like vinyl, cassette tapes, CDs, and digital downloads. Now, we see the rise of streaming services. With the decline in music sales in both digital (through services like iTunes) as well as physical (namely CDs), who is to blame? Services like Spotify and Apple Music are becoming more and more popular, and many people debate between...

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Graffiti: destruction of public property or art
May19

Graffiti: destruction of public property or art

  Graffiti is a crime against communities and small businesses.   For the working “mom and pop” businesses, graffiti hurts their property value, drives away business in the surrounding communities thus causing stagnate communities and businesses. Graffiti shows the inhumane and barbaric way we treat our community, the way we treat our parks, schools and vehicle is pure savagery. But graffiti to be treated as “street art” is a...

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Editorial

Palomar College caught a glimpse of what a pointless demonstration is on April 30, when the pro-life group AbortionNO came onto campus parading images of aborted fetuses. We saw what we always see when these people come onto campus, they argued why abortion is despicable in our society, and members of the Palomar community expressed their ideas of women’s rights to their bodies. The point is, it’s a divisive issue that one way or the...

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Cutting carbs will make losing weight difficult
May16

Cutting carbs will make losing weight difficult

Depriving yourself of carbohydrates is the absolute worst thing you can do to your body. We are taught at a young age that carbs are bad, and that we shouldn’t consume much rice, bread, or pasta. Days before an event, both men and women scramble to lose weight and resort to cutting out all carbs. This makes them grumpy and sad, because what’s life without a good slice of bread? The typical low carb diet is focused on meat, fish, and...

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Mental health demands vigilant actions in schools
May16

Mental health demands vigilant actions in schools

If a child eats their veggies, does some jumping jacks and sleeps a few hours at night, they’re perfectly healthy, right? Wrong, that’s not always the case. American society has deemed this ideal as ‘healthy.’ However, many Americans neglect the other very crucial element that contributes to well-being: mental health. American society has a problem, there is not enough emphasis placed on nurturing and prioritizing mental...

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Sanctuary cities should stand firm against Trump policies
May16

Sanctuary cities should stand firm against Trump policies

What happened to America’s bullshit detector? “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people” said Donald Trump. The President’s racist rhetoric that falsely attributed Mexican immigrants to violent crime statistics was a cheap trick that excited his conservative base who wanted someone to blame for their predicament. Public policies used to be based on facts, not anecdotes or...

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